Microsurgical therapy of symptomatic lumbar juxta facet cysts.

  title={Microsurgical therapy of symptomatic lumbar juxta facet cysts.},
  author={Markus Florian Oertel and Y M Ryang and Abdulkadir Ince and Joachim M. Gilsbach and Veit Rohde},
  journal={Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN},
  volume={46 6},
OBJECTIVE Symptomatic lumbar juxta facet cysts (ganglion and synovial cysts) (JFC) are uncommon lesions of the spine, causing radiculopathy and low back pain. The authors present their experiences with microsurgically treated JFC. This rare pathology is discussed with special focus on therapeutic concepts and long-term outcome. METHOD The records of 27… CONTINUE READING